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[texts]New initiatives in public/private contracting under the build-operate-transfer model. - Armes, Michael W.
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[movies]Ecuador's Debt Audit: Implications in the Global Economic Crisis
Presentation on Ecuador's audit of the nation's debt by Maria Elsa Viteri, Ecuadorian Minister of Economy of Finance, sponsored by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, December 11, 2008.
Keywords: Ecuador; Latin America; third world debt; developing nations debt
Downloads: 187
[texts]ERIC ED368590: Educating about Development: Lessons Learned. Development Education Annual 1989. Volume One. - ERIC
This document was created to serve as a major networking tool of the National Clearinghouse on Development Education (NCoDE). The purpose of the document is to share state of the art practices and common concerns among the expanding development education community. Among the items in the publication is an interview with Elizabeth Hogan, coordinator of the USAID Biden-Pell program. There is also an interview with U.S...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Foreign Policy; International Relations; Needs Assessment; Program Evaluation
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[texts]ERIC ED362037: How Not To Embark on a Bilingual Education Policy in a Developing Country: The Case of Nigeria. - ERIC
This paper traces the origin and development of bilingual education in Nigeria. Necessary facilities for a successful implementation of a bilingual education policy in a developing country such as Nigeria are discussed. The paper argues that, although there was a genuine need for Nigeria to embark on a bilingual education policy in the first place, the policy was, however, too ambitious and unrealistic...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Bilingual Education; Case Studies; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Language Planning; Policy Formation; Public Policy
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[texts]ERIC ED379169: Learning by Performing Arts: From Indigenous to Endogenous Cultural Development. CESO Paperback No. 16. - ERIC
This document explores, from a Dutch perspective, the role of the performing arts in education in developing nations. In particular, the analysis focuses on Zambia. Introductory sections of the report touch on the connections among culture, education, and performance, as well as the role of avant-garde and popular theater, the theme of alienation, and the anthropology of theater. A historical section addresses the use of theater in development communication, popular theater and social change, th...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Development Communication; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Indigenous Populations; International Education; Theater Arts
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[movies]MIT SP.723 D-Lab: Disseminating Innovations for the Common Good, Spring 2007 - MIT OpenCourseWare
D-Lab III is the third in the trilogy of D-Lab courses, D-Lab III focuses on disseminating innovations among underserved communities, especially in developing countries. Students acquire skills related to building partnerships and piloting, financing, implementing, and scaling-up a selected innovation for the common good. The course is structured around MIT and outside competitions. Teams develop an idea, project or (social) business plan that is "ready to roll" by term's end...
Keywords: development; innovation; technology implementation; third world; developing nations; social business plan; project development; poverty; hygiene; health
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[texts]ERIC ED332078: Serving the Future: An Update on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Programs in Developing Countries. - ERIC
This survey analyzed the nature and level of services in adolescent pregnancy prevention in the developing countries of Latin America, Africa, and Asia. While focusing on programs to prevent adolescent pregnancy, many of the groups surveyed were also responding to the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) epidemic in their work with youth. The majority of the organizations also provided services to youth beyond reproductive health, such as tutoring and scholarships, income generation and vo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adolescents; Contraception; Developing Nations; Family Planning; Foreign Countries; Pregnancy; Prevention; Sex Education
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[texts]ERIC ED338812: Cuerpo de Paz Manual de Sistema de Programacion y Capacitacion (Peace Corps Programming and Training System Manual): T0063. - ERIC
This Spanish version of the Peace Corps Programming and Training System Manual is designed to help field staff members of the Peace Corps train volunteers. Its task descriptions, guidelines, examples, and definitions are intended to be practical and informative rather than restrictive. The manual is divided into six major sections: (1) introduction; (2) getting started; (3) assessing the country program; (4) planning and managing a project; (5) training; and (6) monitoring and evaluation...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Postsecondary Education; Program Administration; Program Development; Spanish; Volunteer Training; Volunteers
[texts]ERIC ED352278: Seminar on African Perspectives and Issues on Peace Education and Action in Africa: A Report from a Seminar Held in Conjunction with the Meeting of the Adult Education Association of Zambia (Lusaka, Zambia, October 3-7, 1988). - ERIC
This report presents the proceedings of a seminar that brought together almost 30 intellectuals, artists, and development activists from eight African countries and Canada to identify the obstacles to peace in Africa and develop strategies to overcome them. One of the other purposes of the seminar was to develop elements of curriculum and instructional materials for peace education and action plans for selected target groups of adults and other special groups...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; International Education; International Educational Exchange; Peace; Social Change
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[texts]ERIC ED310483: Administrative Reform and the Egyptian Ministry of Education. - ERIC
The difference between developed and less developed countries chiefly resides in the effectiveness of their administrative systems. This study attempts to identify and analyze the organizational constraints acting upon and within the Egyptian Ministry of Education that deter its capacity for administrative reform. Critical management processes are examined, such as policy formation, promotion procedures, planning, resource distribution, and local level decision-making...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrative Organization; Developing Nations; Educational Change; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Leadership Responsibility
[movies]Why Factories Shutdown Part 6 - CARBIDE.TV
PART 6 of 10   SUBSCRIBE FOR NOTICENOT JUST THE FACTORY, THE HISTORY ALSO VANISHES! WHY?A look at the decisions made to shutdown a factory. It takes an in depth look at how globalization benefits developing nations while it destroys the domestic market. This documentary will give you a better understanding of the decisions made in the boardroom, and the lives of the people affected. This is Part 6 of a 10 Part Docu-SeriesWatch Part 1 Here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhQC5iV9XKoWatch Part 2...
Keywords: why factories shutdown; carbide.tv; arms race; military contractors; weapons deal; developing nations buying arms
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[texts]ERIC ED366540: Functional Curriculum Development: A Means of Retaining Nomadic Fulbe Cultural Identity. Contribution of Education to Cultural Development. - ERIC
To develop a functional curriculum for Nigeria's nomadic Fulbe tribespeople it is necessary to understand the cultural setting. The myths of the Fulbe, such as the story of herdsman Sile Sajo's encounter with the deity Kumen, provide insight into the culture. The story reflects the society's agricultural base, identifies personal characteristics which the culture prizes, and provides insight into the Fulbe moral code...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Awareness; Curriculum Development; Developing Nations; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Indigenous Populations; Mythology
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[texts]ERIC ED318841: Report on the United Nations World Assembly on Aging. Based on a Follow-Up Conference (Tampa, Florida, December 7, 1983). - ERIC
This document reports the proceedings of a United Nations World Assembly on Aging follow-up conference. Presented are the following: "International Exchange Center on Gerontology: The Organization and Its Mission"; "Preface" (Sheppard); "Welcoming Telegram" (Shuman); "Overview of the World Assembly on Aging" (McDonald); "The Aging World" (Oriol); "The International Action Plan on Aging" (McDonald); "The World Assembly's Action Plan on Aging" (Oriol); "United Nations Response to the World Assembl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Aging (Individuals); Developed Nations; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Gerontology; Older Adults; Planning
[texts]ERIC ED302873: Decentralization and Regionalization in Educational Administration: Comparisons of Venezuela, Colombia and Spain. - ERIC
A nation's transition from dictatorship to democracy generally involves institutional reform attempts with new priorities serving a wider range of people and goals. This study describes and compares the goals, means, and outcomes of administrative reforms in the public educational systems of three Hispanic nations (Venezuela, Colombia, and Spain). All three countries executed decentralization and regionalization reform strategies with common characteristics that either facilitated or detracted f...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Administrative Organization; Cooperation; Decentralization; Democracy; Developing Nations; Educational Change; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries
[texts]ERIC ED356153: Regional Seminar on Community Support for Education and Participation in Educational Management (Bali, Indonesia, October 30-November 4, 1989). Report. - ERIC
In recent years issues concerning community support for education and participation in educational management have come to the fore in developing Asian and Pacific countries. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Principal Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCO/PROAP) has organized regional training seminars concerning educational planning and management at the systems, micro-, and institutional levels...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Involvement; Community Support; Developing Nations; Educational Administration; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries
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[texts]ERIC ED350569: Women and Literacy Development in the Third World. Papers Presented at an International Seminar on Women and Literacy Development--Constraints and Prospects (Linkoping, Sweden, August 1991). - ERIC
Organized to focus world-wide public attention on the massive gender inequalities in many areas of the world, a seminar entitled "Women and Literacy Development--Constraints and Prospects" was held in Sweden during August 1991. This book presents conference papers by female literacy experts from 12 developing nations (three in Latin America, five in Africa, three in Asia, and one in the South Pacific Region) on the literacy situation for girls and women in their respective countries...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Females; Foreign Countries; Literacy; Sex Bias; Sex Discrimination
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[texts]ERIC ED366538: Education: The Carrier of Cultural Development. Contribution of Education to Cultural Development. - ERIC
This document examines the role of education in cultural development. Culture itself is difficult to define, but involves behavior that is shared, transmitted, imitated, adapted, and altered within a society. Each social group has a cultural identity--that core of concepts, ideas, values, behavior, and purposes by which members of the group identify themselves and distinguish themselves from other groups...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Enrichment; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Government School Relationship; Groups; Role of Education; Socialization
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[texts]ERIC ED359121: A Study on Indian Destitutes: Aspects of the Lives of Destitute Children and Women in Orissa, India. Reprints and Miniprints No. 759. - ERIC
There are many reasons for the large number of abandoned children in India. The children can be unwanted (mostly girls), illegitimate, or orphans due to diseases. The children have to be taken care of one way or the other. This study shows that there are different solutions to this problem, including orphanages both government and nongovernmental. Not all orphaned or abandoned children live in orphanages; many live in the streets...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Children; Developing Nations; Females; Foreign Countries; International Programs; Poverty; Social Science Research
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[texts]ERIC ED364491: Drop-Out in Schools in India: Minor Field Studies in Orissa 1990. Educational and Psychological Interactions. No. 112. - ERIC
This document consists of a report on the Minor Field Studies (MFS) program of the Swedish International Development Authority (SIDA) and contains two MFS papers by teacher trainees at the Malmo School of Education in Sweden. The papers presented are "Drop-outs in Orissa," by Elisabeth Rosen, and "Education in India: A Study of Drop-Out Children in Orissa," by Anna Hedstrom. The study reports penetrate the important problem of dropouts in Indian schools, but treat the subject from different angl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Dropout Rate; Dropout Research; Dropouts; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Social Values; Socialization
[texts]ERIC ED342087: Practical Secondary Education: Planning for Cost-Effectiveness in Less Developed Countries. - ERIC
Public pressure for expansion of secondary and higher education has forced governments of several developing countries to urgently seek ways to meet this demand. Many of these countries have been hard hit by debt and high world interest rates. At their 1984 conference, Commonwealth Ministers of Education requested the Secretariat to examine ways to improve use of existing resources for education, and to find alternative sources of finance...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cost Effectiveness; Developing Nations; Educational Planning; Foreign Countries; Job Skills; Resource Allocation; Secondary Education; Vocational Education
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[texts]ERIC ED359114: Non-Formal Education--A Worthwhile Alternative to the Formal Education in India? Case Studies from Ganjam, Orissa. Reprints and Miniprints, No. 757. - ERIC
This report discusses the advantages and disadvantages of non-formal education (NFE) compared to the formal school system in Ganjam, a rural district on the east coast of Orissa, India. The aim of the research was to investigate whether or not NFE, would be a worthy target of aid from the Swedish aid organization SIDA (Swedish International Development Authority). The document presents background information on the formal system and examines some of India's contemporary educational problems...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Community Development; Community Education; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Individual Development; Literacy; Nontraditional Education; Role of Education
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[texts]ERIC ED351786: Education and Human Resources Sector Assessment Manual. - ERIC
This manual endorses and adopts the sector-assessment approach for planning and managing the allocation of educational resources. Chapter 1 presents the manual's goals. Chapter 2 describes the manual's content and information sources, explains the term "sector assessment," identifies the groups that benefit from recommendations made by the assessments, and presents a brief historical overview of the education sector-assessments...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Educational Assessment; Efficiency; Elementary Secondary Education; Evaluation Methods; Foreign Countries; National Programs; Resource Allocation; Systems Approach
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[texts]ERIC ED352178: Hearing on AIDS: Threat to the Developing World's Children. Hearing before the Select Committee on Hunger. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session. - ERIC
Key leaders working for international, bilateral, and private organizations presented oral testimony and written statements on how developing countries can be assisted in coping with the AIDS crisis. Michael Merson of the World Health Organization, Richard Bissell of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Milton Amayun of World Vision Relief and Development read prepared statements and answered questions about the extent of the AIDS epidemic, especially in sub-Sahara...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome; Child Health; Children; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Foreign Policy; Health Programs; Hearings; International Programs
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[texts]ERIC ED351777: Evaluation Plans for the Junior Secondary Curriculum and Management Activities of the Botswana Ministry of Education. - ERIC
Information on evaluation planning for the Community Junior Secondary School (CJSS) system in Botswana is presented in this monograph. The papers were used within the Ministry of Education's Department of Curriculum Development and Evaluation as part of the Junior Secondary Education Improvement Project (JSEIP). The first two chapters describe the participative and argumentative orientation of the evaluation plans...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Educational Assessment; Educational Improvement; Educational Planning; Foreign Countries; Junior High Schools; Program Evaluation
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[texts]ERIC ED350213: [UNESCO] Regional Consultation Meeting on the Asia and Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) (12th, Chaing Mai, Thailand, August 20-27, 1990). Final Report. - ERIC
This document is the final report of a Regional Consultation Meeting (RCM) on the Asia Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID), a mechanism developed by UNESCO to bring about regional cooperation in education in Asia and the Pacific. This RCM was attended by 55 participants, resource persons, and observers from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Mongolia,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Educational Development; Educational Policy; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; International Education; International Educational Exchange; International Organizations
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[texts]ERIC ED356859: Rural Agrobusiness. - ERIC
This publication describes the formation and evolution of rural agribusiness (RA) in the southern hemisphere as a precondition for improving the lives of families in rural communities, and focuses on RA endeavors created by development projects in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa. After a short introduction, the first section of this study examines what is at stake in RA in Latin America and the Caribbean, exploring the philosophy behind and reality of RA, as well as the strengths and we...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agribusiness; Agricultural Trends; Case Studies; Developing Nations; Farm Management; Farmers; Foreign Countries; Marketing; Modernization; Rural Development; Technical Assistance
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[texts]ERIC ED355619: Exercise Manual: Educational Policy Analysis Training Workshop. - ERIC
The Educational Policy Analysis Training Workshop is designed to provide training in quick response analysis to typical policy issues encountered in developing countries. The workshop emphasizes working in small groups, approaching problems from a variety of analytic standpoints and presenting understandable and persuasive conclusions for use by policymakers unfamiliar with quantitative techniques...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Educational Assessment; Educational Development; Educational Policy; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Group Dynamics; Workbooks; Workshops
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[texts]ERIC ED351818: Toy Libraries/Lekoteks in an International Perspective. - ERIC
This article reports a survey of members of the International Toy Library Association and others in order to describe the international toy library/lekotek movement today. Information from 37 countries was evaluated and the similarities and differences among the toy libraries/lekoteks identified, as well as the various philosophies, aims, and activities. Three main types of toy library/lekotek are described: (1) community oriented toy libraries; (2) lekoteks for children with disabilities; and (...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Community Services; Developing Nations; Disabilities; Foreign Countries; Instructional Materials; Libraries; Play; Surveys; Toys; Trend Analysis
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[texts]ERIC ED380823: The Caribbean Story on CNN World Report: Just What is Development News? - ERIC
While Caribbean countries complained during the 1970s about negative coverage at the hands of Western journalists, scholars have observed that local Caribbean media were not providing adequate news coverage from the region either. A study examined 245 news stories sent by English-speaking Caribbean journalists to CNN World Report over a five-year period (1987-92). First the term "development" was defined as to its scholarly application in this study...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agenda Setting; Developing Nations; Development Communication; Foreign Countries; News Media; News Reporting; Press Opinion; Television
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[texts]ERIC ED381478: Education for All Summit of Nine High-Population Countries (New Delhi, India, December 12-16, 1993). Panel Proceedings. - ERIC
This collection of panel proceedings is divided into five sections each of which is devoted to one panel. Panel 1 focused on mobilization, people's participation, and decentralization for "Education For All (EFA)." Panel 2 was devoted to external and internal financial resources for EFA (Government of India). Panel 3 was on girls' and women's education, women's empowerment, and population issues. Panel 4 was on education and society...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Basic Education; Developing Nations; Educational Policy; Elementary Education; Females; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; Overpopulation; Womens Education
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[texts]ERIC ED355684: Training of Persons Who Care for Persons with Mental Handicap: An Asian Experience. - ERIC
This report documents the personal views and experiences gained while conducting training courses for caregivers of persons with mental handicap in many countries of Asia. The experiences are presented as an example of what can be done in a situation of limited material resources to improve the lives of people with mental handicap in developing countries. The training approach considers the cultural context of people of Asia, the terminology used for "mental handicap," and the need to have a car...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Attitude Change; Attitudes toward Disabilities; Caregivers; Cultural Influences; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Mental Retardation; Teaching Methods; Training Methods
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[texts]ERIC ED343372: Issues in International Rehabilitation. - ERIC
Eight articles address issues and programs in international rehabilitation. The issue is introduced by a message from the Assistant Secretary of the United States Department of Education for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Robert R. Davila. Next, "A History of International Rehabilitation" (Nora Ellen Groce) reports on a recently completed history. Martha Lentz Walker, in "Rehabilitation Service Delivery to Individuals with Disabilities: A Question of Cultural Compet...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Cultural Differences; Developing Nations; Disabilities; Exchange Programs; Family Programs; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; International Organizations; International Programs; Rehabilitation
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[texts]ERIC ED355418: Bibliography of Distance Education Publications in Papua New Guinea. - ERIC
This bibliography lists 132 articles, books, handbooks, and research reports concerning distance education in Papua New Guinea. All but one were published between 1970 and 1992. It was compiled through a questionnaire sent to staff members of distance education institutions as well from reports submitted at meetings of the Papua New Guinea Association of Distance Education. The bibliography is arranged two ways: (1) alphabetically by authors; and (2) alphabetically by type of publication (articl...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Education; Developing Nations; Distance Education; Foreign Countries; Guides; Periodicals; Postsecondary Education; Research Projects; Research Reports
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[texts]ERIC ED334865: The Psychology of Development and the Psychology of Literacy: A Point of Intersection. - ERIC
The correlations between literacy and development are universally recognized, though not always fully understood. Since the individual is the locus of all learning as well as the agent of all developmental actions, psychological approaches to the study of the relationship between literacy and development should be promising. The essential question in the psychology of development is: What type and quality of human psyche is relatively more amenable to generating and sustaining development, at bo...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Basic Education; Developing Nations; Developmental Psychology; Economic Development; Educational Psychology; International Education; Literacy; Literacy Education
[texts]ERIC ED331618: Programming for Early Child Development and Health: The Value of Combining Nutritional and Psycho-social Interventions and Some Ways To Do It. UNESCO-UNICEF Co-operative Programme Digest No. 30. - ERIC
This digest issues a call to make good on the rhetoric of "integrated attention to the whole child" and provides some suggestions about how that might be done, beginning with combined interventions aimed at improving the nutritional status and the psychosocial development of the young child. After an introductory chapter that provides a summary of the argument, the problem is discussed in Chapter II in terms of the rhetoric of integrated attention, forms of integration, and under-estimation of t...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Health; Curriculum Development; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Guidelines; Holistic Approach; Individual Development; Models; Nutrition; Program Development
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[texts]ERIC ED338534: Macau: Education in the Period of Transition. An Overview and Prospects. - ERIC
The educational system of Macau reflects the influences of several forces: the country's Portuguese colonial past, the looming proximity of China, and the dominance of private schools. This paper examines the political and administrative structure of Macau's educational system, and presents an overview of various features of the system including information on human, physical, and financial resources...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Colonialism; Developing Nations; Educational Administration; Educational Policy; Elementary Secondary Education; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; International Education
[texts]ERIC ED320807: Agricultural Extension in Africa. A World Bank Symposium. - ERIC
The contributors to this document compare the main approaches to agricultural extension in sub-Saharan Africa; the cost-effectiveness in view of precarious national budgets; the weaknesses of the system for generating technology; the difficulties in forging productive partnerships between researchers, extensionists and farmers; the ineffective public services and fragile institutional networks; and the degree to which farmers are allowed to participate in extension management...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Economic Development; Higher Education; Modernization; Research and Development; Research Projects; Rural Development; Rural Extension
[texts]ERIC ED369704: Education and Cultural Development: Policies and Practices in the Africa Region. - ERIC
This paper is an attempt to summarize the responses provided by African member states to a questionnaire that was part of the preparation activities for a conference on education. The questionnaire dealt with: (1) education, culture, and development policies; (2) taking the cultural dimension into account in educational programs; (3) the role of education in the cultural and artistic development of the individual; (4) cultural development through interaction between education, the community, and...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Economic Development; Educational Policy; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Questionnaires; Role of Education; Sociocultural Patterns
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[texts]ERIC ED371199: Determinants and Effects of Learning Environments in Agricultural Science Classrooms in Nigeria. - ERIC
A study examined the factors determining the learning environments of agricultural science classes in Nigeria and the effects of those learning environments on student attitudes and achievement. The study sample, which was selected to be representative of schools from Nigeria's northern and southern regions and urban and rural areas, consisted of 1,175 students in 50 secondary-level agricultural science classes in 20 different schools located in 8 states...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Academic Achievement; Agricultural Education; Agricultural Sciences; Classroom Environment; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; National Surveys; Secondary Education; Student Attitudes
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[texts]ERIC ED321889: Current Programme 1990. - ERIC
This report includes descriptions of 105 projects in 42 countries that are financed and supported by the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Projects profiled are those with a duration of 1-5 years which were operationally active at the end of January, 1990. Each project is described in terms of: (1) the sponsoring institution, that is, the institution which is officially responsible for carrying out the activities for which the Bernard van Leer Foundation has made a grant; (2) the title of the project...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Community Development; Developing Nations; Education; Foreign Countries; Philanthropic Foundations; Private Financial Support; Profiles; Program Descriptions
[texts]ERIC ED327648: Adult Literacy for Development: The Logic and Structure of Economic Motivations. - ERIC
This paper addresses the logic and the structure of economic motivations for adult literacy promotion. It uses as an example the People's Republic of China to demonstrate how economic motivations can best serve the cause of adult literacy and suggests applying these concepts to India. The paper is organized in three parts. In the first part, the general nature of human motivations and the process of building and sustaining motivations is discussed...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Basic Education; Adult Literacy; Developing Nations; Economic Development; Educational Philosophy; Foreign Countries; Literacy Education; Motivation
[texts]ERIC ED323053: The Sustainability of Aquaculture as a Farm Enterprise: Impacts and Consequences of Fish Culture in Rwanda. - ERIC
Rwanda, a small country in Africa, has experienced declines in per capita food production. Fish culture is one part of a many-stranded effort to increase food production and food security by intensifying the use of land resources to produce a much-needed protein crop. Beginning in 1983, the Rwanda National Fish Culture Project has assisted farmers with the upgrading of their fish ponds and identified and provided a species suitable for the high elevation, cool water environment...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Agricultural Production; Agriculture; Developing Nations; Farmers; Food; Foreign Countries; Land Use; Rural Extension; Technical Assistance
[texts]ERIC ED381479: Education for All Summit of Nine High-Population Countries (New Delhi, India, December 12-16, 1993). Final Report. - ERIC
This final report on an international conference of nine high population developing countries on education for all (EFA) begins with a declaration of goals by the representatives of each of the nine nations represented. Participating nations were Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Nigeria, and Pakistan. After a scene setting discussion at the beginning of a pre-summit session when delegates considered the analysis and synthesis paper prepared by United Nations Education,...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Adult Basic Education; Developing Nations; Elementary Education; Females; Foreign Countries; International Cooperation; Overpopulation; Womens Education
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[texts]ERIC ED323959: Distance Education in the Teacher Education Program of Zimbabwe. - ERIC
A research project was conducted to develop a narrative description of the strengths and weaknesses of the distance education component of the Zimbabwean teacher education program. The Triad Perspective Model of Distance Education (TPMDE), which resulted from the study's emergent design, combines three theoretical perspectives on education: systems theory; curriculum development theory; and adoption and diffusion of innovations theory...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum Development; Developing Nations; Distance Education; Foreign Countries; Higher Education; Models; Systems Approach; Teacher Education
[texts]ERIC ED335858: Testing and Teaching Handicapped Children and Youth in Developing Countries. Guides for Special Education No. 3. - ERIC
This guide describes practical methods for testing and teaching handicapped children and youth, in either segregated or integrated classrooms, with the focus on developing countries. The first chapter discusses: features of a suitable curriculum; use of a task importance rating scale; and curriculum content, including home environment tasks, community environment tasks, vocational tasks, and tasks common to all environments...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Curriculum; Developing Nations; Disabilities; Educational Practices; Elementary Secondary Education; Evaluation Methods; Foreign Countries; Student Evaluation; Teaching Methods; Testing
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[texts]ERIC ED310870: Beyond Child Survival: Towards a New Future. Report of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, 1986-1987. - ERIC
This report on the Bernard van Leer Foundation's early childhood grant program of 1986-1987 is organized by geographic region. Regional sections cover Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere. Each regional section contains an introduction, a table of major projects being supported in the region, and feature articles on specific projects that illustrate the work being undertaken...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Child Development; Community Development; Developing Nations; Foundation Programs; Parent Education; Program Descriptions; Social Support Groups; Teacher Education
[texts]ERIC ED311426: The Philippine Press after Marcos: Restored Freedoms and New Problems. - ERIC
With the overthrow of Ferdinand Marcos from his 20-year rule of the Philippines, the news media regained its freedom and its voice, and now faces a new set of problems: low circulation, questionable ethical standards of reporters and their lack of experience, and ominous indications from the Corazon Aquino government that the administration might take actions against the media. If Filipino journalists do not learn from history, and the perception of the press as sensationalistic and rumor based ...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Ethics; Foreign Countries; Freedom of Speech; Government Role; Journalism; Mass Media Role; Media Research; News Media
[texts]ERIC ED310083: Tools for Teaching. A Visual Aids Workshop and Instruction Manual for Health Educators. Appropriate Technologies for Development. Reprint Series No. R-67. - ERIC
This manual was developed to train primary health care facilitators and health educators in the construction and use of low-cost supplementary learning materials that are both socially relevant and participatory in nature. The curriculum is organized to provide the facilitator with a course outline and syllabus, suggested list of supplies, comprehensive lesson plans, supporting visual material and instructional handouts, project evaluation sheets, and a take-home examination...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Foreign Countries; Health Education; Learning Strategies; Material Development; Primary Health Care; Teacher Developed Materials; Visual Aids
[texts]ERIC ED356154: Work Plan of APEID for the Fifth Programming Cycle, 1992-1996. A Report of the APEID Programme Development Meeting (Chiang Mai, Thailand, August 28-31, 1990). - ERIC
This document is a work plan for the UNESCO Asia and the Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development (APEID) for the period 1992 through 1996. The plan provides a general framework for APEID, including a formulation of annual schedules of activities with due regard to available resources and funding. The document discusses three major program areas: (1) universal primary education; (2) science, mathematics, and technology education; and (3) reorientation and qualitative improveme...
Keywords: ERIC Archive; Developing Nations; Educational Finance; Educational Improvement; Elementary Secondary Education; Equal Education; Foreign Countries; International Educational Exchange; Technological Advancement
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[movies]Why Factories Shutdown Part 6 - CARBIDE.TV
PART 6 of 10   SUBSCRIBE FOR NOTICENOT JUST THE FACTORY, THE HISTORY ALSO VANISHES! WHY?A look at the decisions made to shutdown a factory. It takes an in depth look at how globalization benefits developing nations while it destroys the domestic market. This documentary will give you a better understanding of the decisions made in the boardroom, and the lives of the people affected. This is Part 6 of a 10 Part Docu-SeriesWatch Part 1 Here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhQC5iV9XKoWatch Part 2...
Keywords: why factories shutdown; part 6; arms race; military offset; carbide.tv; artificial arms race; weapons deal; developing nations buying weapons
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